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Sven Pride
Sven Pride
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 15, 2011
Last Seen
Aug. 13
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Hello Ruby Tuesday...


I'm from the States but have lived in various countries overseas for half of the last 16 years.

I've had the honor of representing the US (as a junior), Bermuda and Costa Rica in international tournaments

When in the States, I live in the DC area and play the WBL Unit game

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Intra-zonal qualifier in Guadeloupe, World Mind Games Beijing
Regular Bridge Partners
David Genne, Jim Geist, Alan Douglas, Steve Allen, Alan Kleist (a while ago)
Member of Bridge Club(s)
WBL, Bermuda Bridge Club, NVBA, Tico Club
Favorite Conventions
Usually play a strong club, but also enjoyed playing Beta, a frc pass sytem with Craig Ganzer a while ago
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Ruby Life Master
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I find the daily summary works great for me.
Spingold Chances SF- part 4
First, great series - I’m enjoying these. As to question 3, the 6D call has already won the board. If doubled, they’ll run to 6H, presumably down one less But better still is to do it faking a void - talking the opps out of a cold 6S
It Hesitated. Should I Shoot Myself?
Personally I'm in shock by the 1N bid. My opp bid 1N with your hand the first time and then 3 over 3!
Superior Defense to 2N Opener Showing both minors?
het is gemakkelijk
Hanoi Rondón's bidding problem: AQ854 K AQ975 A9
I’d be more comfortable worh 6N if The lead was coming imto me
Are these Psyches?
How is it a psych whenit’s described as weak with spades? How much weaker can it be? It definitely has spades
Play 6NT
If the spade finesse works, you can score 3 clubs on power
Transfers to 1 Club now allowable in ACBL Open / Open+ Charts even if not Strong & Artificial
Surely you’ve played xfer responses to 1 rather than xfers to 1
Lose the Trials Semifinal with Me, IV
It's third seat and it's aceless. Pd is a passed hand so most likely we aren't missing game (unless pd has a big heart fit). We also put a lot of pressure on the opponents. If west can't act over the 2H call, east will be ...
More 4 card Majors in Precision
1C=2m takes a lot of room in the auction. A lot of pairs have taken 1C-1H (8-11 any shape) from Meckwell and then play xfers for 1N-2D to show clubs through hearts 12+ (with 1S still being natural.)

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